St Petergsburg

The second largest city in Russia. It is politically incorporated as a federal subject (a federal city). It is located on the Neva River at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea. It was named Saint Petersburg in 1703. In 1914 the name of the city was changed from Saint Petersburg to Petrograd, in 1924 to Leningrad , and in 1991, back to Saint Petersburg. Tsar Peter the Great founded Saint Petersburg on May 27 [O.S. 16] 1703. Between 1713–1728 and 1732–1918 Saint Petersburg functioned as the imperial capital of Russia. In 1918 the central government bodies moved from Saint Petersburg (then named Petrograd) to Moscow. It is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants (2012), and the fourth most populated federal subject. Saint Petersburg is a major European cultural center, and also an important Russian port on the Baltic Sea.

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  • Hermitage tour

    piter hermitagetour smallThe Hermitage museum is the gem of our tours. You have an opportunity to see the most desired collections, productions of specific artists, or art periods. This tour includes the visit of 4 palaces, which are connected to each other and belong to the complex of the Hermitage Museum. Our experience guides will take you around the museum and make your visit to the Hermitage unforgettable.

  • 4 HOURS
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  • City tour

    piter citytour smallThe city tour of St.Petersburg will introduce the highlights of the Northern Venice and will include several photo-stops at the most picturesque spots of the city. During your drive along the streets you will see the famous palaces and historical buildings of interest. You will cross several canals and bridges, which date back to the 18-th and 19-th centuries. The guide will tell you the history of the city and show you the beauty of St.Petersburg, which is a UNESCO protected architectural gem, famous for its colorful and exciting history.

  • 4 HOURS
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  • City tour with highlights

    piter citytourwithhighlights smallThe St.Petersburg with highlights is an extended city tour, which includes not only the photo-stops at the most picturesque spots of the city, but also the inside visits of the Peter and Paul Fortress, St.Isaac’s Cathedral and the Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood. The informative guide will introduce St.Petersburg as a cultural capital of Russia and tell about the history of the Northern Venice. You have a unique opportunity not just to see the highlights, but to touch the real artifacts and the pearls of St.Petersburg, such as St.Isaac’s and Spilled Blood churches.

  • 6 HOURS
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  • Tsar's village tour

    piter tsar'svillagetour smallThe tour of Tsarskoe Selo (Tsar’s village) is a tour of Catherine's palace and park, which are approximately 30 kilometers (23 miles) south of St.Petersburg, about one hour driving time. The Catherine’s Palace exceeds all the other palaces with its gigantic size and unique decorations. Our tour includes the visit to all the major halls and rooms, including the Blue Room, the Picture Gallery and one of the highlights, which is the Amber Room. The Guide will take you around the beautiful park of Tsar’s Village, where you can see the baroque style pavilions and gazebos as well as man-maid lakes.

  • 6 HOURS
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  • Peterhof tour

    piter peterhoftour smallThe tour of Peterhof will tell you about the complex, which consists of the main palace, small pavilions and peaceful parks. Our guide will take you around the incredibly beautiful park areas and introduce the unique fountain ensemble of a total of 174 different fountains and 4 water cascades.

  • 6 HOURS
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  • Tsar's village and Peterhof tour

    piter pushkinandpeterhof smallThe tour of Tsars'a village and Peterhof is a wonderful combination of two most famous summer residences of the Russian Royal family. You will enjoy Catherine's palace and park with its baroque style pavilions,gazebos and man-maid lakes. After this you continue the trip to Peterhof, Russian Versailles, where our guide will take you around the incredibly beautiful park areas and introduce the unique fountain ensemble of a total of 174 different fountains and 4 water cascades.

  • 8 HOURS
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  • City tour and Hermitage

    piter cityandhermitage smallThe City tour and the Hermitage tour is really what you can not miss. This is a perfect combination of the famous palaces and historical buildings.You will have several photo-stops at the most picturesque spots of the city. In addition to the highlights you will get acquainted with the Gem of our city, St.Petersburg State Hermitage museum, and have an opportunity to see the most desired collections, productions of specific artists, or art periods.

  • 8 HOURS
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